On arrival at Srinagar airport our representative heartily greets you and assists you to transfer you to the houseboat. Check in at the houseboat, freshen up and visit the famous Mughal gardens in Srinagar which are Nishat Bagh (the garden of Pleasure) and Shalimar Bagh (abode of love). These gardens are situated on the banks of Dal lake. NishatBagh is the larger of the two gardens and has an impressive plantation of Chinar trees on its highest terrace. Both the gardens are built on a symmetrical plan of central waterways with fountains dividing a series of gardened terraces.
In the evening enjoy Shikara ride on Dal Lake and witness the marvel of nature that is beyond visual and verbal descriptions. The Sun-set view from the Shikara will engulf your heart and leave your spell bound. Later enjoy the welcome dinner and overnight stay in the Houseboat.read less
Early morning Check Out from the houseboat and proceed to Gulmarg driving past willow trees, fast flowing streams and lush green meadows. Gulmarg - the meadow of flowers is an apt term for this idyllic flower-laden meadow offering a spectacular view of towering snow-capped peaks covered with dense forests of tall conifers and gigantic fir and pine trees. Stroll leisurely or take pony rides (by your own payment) across the green meadow to one of the world's highest Golf Courses. A must is a fun-filled ride in the Gondola lift (by your own payment). Return to Srinagar in the evening and enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at the Hotel.
Note: The vehicle will drop and pick you up at Gulmarg car stand. To reach the above places, you can hire ponies by your own payment basis.read less
Today you embark on a full day excursion to the picturesque 'meadow of gold’ Sonamarg. Enroute visit Hazratbal Shrine &The fast-flowing Sindh River makes it popular for trout and mahseer fishing in summer. On arrival at Sonamarg You can opt for a pony ride to one of the glaciers for some fun in snow and ice (by your own payment). Return to the Hotel in Srinagar in the evening and enjoy a comfortable overnight stay.
Note: The vehicle will drop and pick you up at Sonamarg car stand. To reach the glaciers, you can hire ponies by your own payment basis.read less
Early in the morning leave for Pahalgam the 'valley of shepherds' which is situated at the confluence of the streams flowing from river Lidder and Sheeshnaglake. Enroute visit the Awantipura ruins, an 1100-year-old temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu and built by King Awantivarman. On arrival into Pahalgam enjoy the surrounding beauty or walk to Baisaren, which is about 2 km from Pahalgam. A small village set in pine and fir forest is pleasing and offers a good view. In Pahalgam one can have a horse ride and can visit Baisaran, Badyan & Kashmir valley (on your own cost).Return to Srinagar in the evening and enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at the Hotel.
Note: The vehicle will drop and pick you up at Pahalgam car stand. To reach the above places, you can hire ponies by your own payment basis.read less
After breakfast, transfer to Srinagar airport.
Advice your client to traveller as per itinerary and last day we count as drop only, if client do any sightseen on last day it will be extra on direct basic.read less
1. Nights stay in the Hotel /Resort (as per category chosen), with breakfast Taxes or as per the meal plan mentioned.
2. All accommodation in base category rooms, unless specified otherwise.
3. Transportation by A/C Car / Coach, driver allowance, fuel, parking charges as per the itinerary only. A/C will not be operational in Hill station.
4. Drivers allowance, parking, toll charges and inter- state permit and all applicable Taxes.
Extra Heating charges in Houseboat & Hotel during winter season
Trip to Aru, Chandanwari&Betaab Valley in Pahalgam
Gondola & Pony ride in Gulmarg
Thajiwas Glacier & Snow Point in Sonamarg
Garden Entrance fees and guide charges, where ever applicable.
Snow Jeep from Tangmarg to Gulmarg& back, (Applicable from Nov – February Month)
Item of personal nature viz, tips, laundry, room service, telephone, alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages, room heaters, boat rides, pony / horse rides, safaris, rafting, skiing, skating, cable car / ropeway rides, helicopter rides, additional sightseeing tours excursions not included in the itinerary, still or video camera fees etc.
Any kind of insurance, Air, Train or Bus fare from / to your originating city of stay, unless specified
Lunch and personal expenses like entry ticket any, telephone laundry, or anything which is not mentioned above.
Any Tax & Government Service tax (5%)
Any Kind of Personal Expenses or Optional Tours / Extra Meals Ordered
Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Prices included”. The services of vehicle are not included on leisure days & after finishing the sightseeing tour as per the itinerary
Additional costs due to flight cancellation, road blocks etc.
Medical & Travel insurance
IMPORTANT NOTES :
No Cars are allowed to move inside Gulmarg area, due to issue of horse owner’s association.
We are not responsible for any local dealing of client with Local market vendors or pony wala’s or Local guide in Gulmarg.
Shikara ride is for 01-hour ride as per package, if it is included in package.
Advice your client to traveler as per itinerary and last day we count as drop only, if client do any
sightseen on last day it will be extra.
If it is about disposal, car will be on disposal from 09:00 am to 06:00 pm with 1 place sightseen.
If there is night stay in Gulmarg then car will drop client at Hotel and if there is a day trip the car will drop the client at parking.
For Sonamarg visit during heavy snowfall vehicles go till Gagangir which is 10km Away from Sonamarg. In this case we will provide stay in Srinagar and day visit to Sonamarg. As hotels in Sonamarg close their operations after October.
In case client wishes to prepone /postpone his or her travel dates, we request you to kindly reach us 15 days prior to journey date via e-mail/SMS. +++
The customers can prepone /postpone their tour once without any additional charges (if intimated before 15 days of travel date in written). However postponing & preponing second time will attract additional charges.
Also note that few service providers (Hoteliers, Transporter etc.) may apply postpone/prepone charges even after meeting above requirement. In such cases postpone/prepone charges will deducted from the advance amount deposited.
In all prepone or postpone scenarios, the services and the costing will be subject to availability of Hotel/Volvo and season/off season time.
We do not accept any changes in plan within 15 days of travel date. However in rare cases like adverse climatic conditions or strikes, package can be postponed which will be intimated to you beforehand.
The validity to utilize your Advance payment in prepone/postpone scenarios is 1 Year from the date of advance payment.
The advance payment and the invoice Number allotted to you, are transferable i.e. you can pass on your booking to any of your friends/ relatives. (Please Note: In order to transfer your booking you must meet the above terms and conditions first).
If you Cancel your Holiday
30 days or more before date of departure : 25% of total cost
29 - 20 days before date of departure : 50% of total cost
19 days or less before date of departure : 100% of total cost